The Segway was originally viewed as a tool for the St. Paul Police Department and Public Safety to better conduct weekend patrols of the neighborhood surrounding St. Thomas during fall and spring months.
The annual event begins at 4:30 p.m. and all are welcome to enjoy the music, readings, hot chocolate and holiday cookies.
A former St. Thomas employee who worked for many years in the Registrar’s Office, she was well-known and much-loved by students, faculty and staff.
The Institute of International Education’s Open Doors Report 2012 recently released its annual report about U.S. students who study abroad during college. It shows that despite a 20-percent drop in its undergraduate study-abroad participation, the University of St. Thomas remains among the leading American institutions for undergraduate students who study abroad, and it is the top private institution in Minnesota for international student enrollment.
The Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet developed the St. Joseph Worker Program in 2002. Women in the program spend a year in service, living in intentional community and working 36 hours each week at nonprofit organizations throughout the Twin Cities.
The No. 8-ranked University of St. Thomas volleyball team defeated No. 1-ranked Calvin College to earn the team’s first-ever NCAA Division III championship. The Tommies are the first MIAC team to reach the NCAA volleyball championship match.
The International Education Center at St. Thomas congratulates this year’s winners of its annual International Photo Contest. Every year the IEC holds the contest for photos students take while studying abroad. This year the IEC received 195 photo submissions from 34 students.
St. Thomas football fans can vote on Twitter for Coach Glenn Caruso in the 2012 Liberty Mutual National Coach of the Year program until Dec. 1.
The findings of the 11th annual University of St. Thomas Holiday Spending Sentiment Survey were released today. Equipped with 11 years of research data, University of St. Thomas marketing professors find the mood of holiday shoppers is close to pre-recession levels.
This week’s notes feature faculty Leah Domine, Catherine Hansen, Tom Hickson, Jennifer McGuire, Peter Parilla, Kevin Theissen, Kris Wammer, Fritz Wenzel, Scott Wright, and Kyle Zimmer; students William Arnold, Emily Chatmas, Jane De Lambert, Fartun Dirie, Anna Kennedy-Harper, Nick Hermann, Andrew Korte, Annie L’Heureux, Chia Lee, Rachel Lundeen, Kristopher McNeill, Joseph Muller, Benjamin Ruhme, Ryan Streitzm, Jacob Sundberg and Brady Ziegler; and alumna Dr. Laura Nelson.
She was the sister of David Jenkins, director of liturgical music at the St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity.
For 26 years cadets of Air Force ROTC Detachment 410 have honored veterans, and POWs and MIAs, with a 24-hour vigil in the lower quad.
The annual tradition will be held at the Minneapolis Convention Center this year while it’s usual host, Orchestra Hall, undergoes construction.
The College of Education, Leadership and Counseling and the Office of Academic Affairs will host a reception for Dr. Bruce Kramer from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, in Opus Hall, Rooms 201-202, on the Minneapolis campus. A brief program will begin at 4 p.m.
For many regular fairgoers, a stop at the corn roast stand is a must. But when it first appeared 28 years ago, it was a slightly harder sell. “We gave away a lot of free samples the first year. People had never seen roasted corn before. Also, when we first started, no one wanted burnt kernels. Now, they ask for them,” Ribar says.
Alumni and Constituent Relations invites the entire St. Thomas community to enjoy complimentary peanut butter and jelly sandwiches from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, in Scooter’s in honor of Father Lavin’s 94th birthday.
Junior Fartun Dirie’s research project turned abstract ideas into concrete maps. Through these “mental maps,” she seeks to understand local Somalis’ view on residential desireability, migration decisions and how they perceive the Twin Cities’ landscape.
For 37 years the Green Bay, Wis., native primarily taught American literature, including the novel since Word War II. He served under three university presidents, and also coached tennis.
The chair of the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority talks about balancing different interests and the possibility of a retractable feature.
An opening ceremony will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday near the lower quad’s flagpole. All are welcome.